Don’t get me wrong, being fruitful and multiplying has its advantages. For example, you can take a standard dependent deduction on your taxes. Plus you can take a deduction on some of their medical expenses as well as their daycare expenses. And also there are other deductions.
But there are a lot of disadvantages too. For example, they break all your s**t (and don’t even feel sorry for it), get you sick once a month, completely eat up your free time, and good luck trying to take get romantic with your spouse without one of these little urchins barging in.
I guess my point is, I love my kids, and they’re great for my tax returns, but if you’re looking to have all the benefits that come with kids, you’d better be prepared for stuff like this: